1st August

Why more owner builders apply at La Trobe

Because they can!!! La Trobe has always had funds available to assist your Owner Builder clients in the construction of their own home or for building a property for investment purposes. Our Owner-Builder Loan offers some of the broadest ranges of fixed and variable interest rate options at LVR up to 75% in Australia.

La Trobe Owner Builder Lite Doc® features
  • Full construction or renovation
  • 2-page Lite Doc® application form
  • Up to 75% LVR based on estimated end value
  • Self certification of income
  • Valuation undertaken on ‘as is’ and ‘expected’ value
  • Council approved plans and specifications
  • Client to complete and sign owner-builder checklist – no need for a registered builder to sign
  • No Lenders Mortgage Insurance
  • Flexible borrower credit history categories
  • Free Redraw
  • No monthly account fees
  • Split loan facility
  • Additional repayments on fixed rate loans
  • 1-5 years interest only option
  • Flexible repayments
  • Personalised Service
  • Up to 40 year terms
Our dedicated team of 130 industry experienced staff mean you will always be provided with friendly and consistent information. Our On-the-Spot Broker Approval Hotline means we can provide an answer to your loan application – fast. Owner Builders are a very specialised area of lending that La Trobe has been underwriting since 1952.

Find out how La Trobe Financial can help improve your mortgage brokerage business. Contact our Broker Help Desk on 1800 707 707 or one of our BDMs.

Simply put, more Owner Builders apply to La Trobe because they can!

Best regards
Iain Pepper


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Iain Pepper
Head of Lending

Iain Pepper is a Vice-President and the Head of Lending for the La Trobe Group.Read full profile here.

La Trobe is one of Australia's leading independent specialist mortgage Financiers. Its business includes residential mortgages, commercial mortgages, and investment services operating one of Australia's largest Mortgage Funds under AFSL 222213. It employs over 145 staff and has raised over AUD$10Billion to assist over 100,000 customers since inception in 1952.

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